Security Challenges Won’t Define Buhari’s Legacy -Lai
The Federal Government says the security challenges facing the country are ephemeral and will not define the legacy of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said this in Abuja at the presentation of a documentary showcasing the achievements of Buhari’s administration, on Tuesday.
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Gov. Lalong sacks 532 Plateau workers over falsified documents
he governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong, has sacked 532 workers over falsified documents following findings of an investigation of a committee on the verification and audit of staff strength.
The governor made the disclosure at the closing ceremony of a policy retreat for the state’s permanent secretaries on Tuesday at the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru near Jos.
Abia is safe – Gov Ikpeazu declares
Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu has assured that he would remain focused on doing the job he was freely elected to do, to the very best of his ability and with deep passion until expiration of his tenure.
He stated that his administration shall do whatever is necessary to protect the people of Abia State.
Governor Ikpeazu gave the assurance in a statement made available to newsmen in Umuahia, by Onyebuchi Ememanka, his Chief Press Secretary on Tuesday.
President Buhari seeks General Yahaya’s confirmation as army chief
President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Senate to confirm the appointment of Major General Farouk Yahaya, as the Chief of Army Staff.
The request was contained in a letter addressed to the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, and read during resumption of plenary.
Buhari in the letter said Yahaya’s appointment was in compliance with the provisions of Section 18 subsection 1 of the Armed Forces Act 2004.
FG extends new passport regime by 1 week
The Comptroller-General, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mr Muhammad Babandede, has extended the commencement of the new Passport regime earlier scheduled for June 1 by one week.
The spokesperson for the agency, Mr Amos Okpu, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday.
Reports have it that the service had announced the suspension of receiving and processing of all fresh passport applications nationwide until June 1.
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